In the agriculturally shaped Romoos municipality in Lucerne’s Entlebuch, the last of Switzerland’s charcoal workers carry out the ancient craft on professional basis as an additional job. Between June and September, you can peer over the shoulders of charburners on the charburner trail and they’ll be delighted to show you how charcoal is made.
A splendid residence in a unique location: The legendary Grand Hotel combines the charm of the turn of the century before last with modern comfort. The cuisine at the Park restaurant, which overlooks the waterfall is just as exclusive as the view. Elegant banquet rooms and quiet conference rooms, 22 hectares of gardens and parks and a natural swimming pool round off the offerings.
Located in a tranquil little mountain village, this B & B has four comfortable guest rooms individually decorated by color. Secluded places to sit back and relax around the house. Generous breakfasts include tasty homemade specialties and, depending on the weather, breakfast is served in the garden alcove or in the wood-paneled parlor. An ideal location for skiing, hiking, biking at solely 20 to 30 minutes from Chur, Davos and Klosters by car. Free Wi-Fi.
The Roman Mosaics of Orbe consist of eight magnificent mosaic floors that decorated a Gallic-Roman estate dating back to the year 170. The mosaics give the visitor an inkling of the enormous wealth of the lord of the manor and gentleman farmer, whose villa had more than 100 rooms.